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USN99-1 : php4 vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
php4 vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libapache2-mod-php4
- php4
- php4-cgi
- php4-curl
- php4-dev
- php4-domxml
- php4-gd
- php4-ldap
- php4-mcal
- php4-mhash
- php4-mysql
- php4-odbc
- php4-pear
- php4-recode
- php4-snmp
- php4-sybase
- php4-xslt


Description :

Stefano Di Paola discovered integer overflows in PHP's pack() and
unpack() functions. A malicious PHP script could exploit these to
break out of safe mode and execute arbitrary code with the rights
of the PHP interpreter. (CVE-2004-1018)

Note: The second part of CVE-2004-1018 (buffer overflow in the
shmop_write() function) was already fixed in USN-66-1.

Stefan Esser discovered two safe mode bypasses which permited malicious
PHP scripts to circumvent path restrictions. This was possible by
either using virtual_popen() with a current directory containing shell
metacharacters (CVE-2004-1063) or creating a specially crafted
directory whose length exceeded the capacity of the realpath()
function (CVE-2004-1064).

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libapache2-mod-php4-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-cgi-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-curl-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-dev-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-domxml-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-gd-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-ldap-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-mcal-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-mhash-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-mysql-4.3.8-3ubuntu7.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- php4-odbc-4.3.8-3
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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